Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 13th January 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:04am on Wednesday 13th January 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow clouds
Base temp:
-9°C

Top temp:
-10°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow falling
wind condition
NW 1m/s
Decent
This report
Wednesday 13th January 2016, 9:04am
8cm
Tuesday 12th January 2016, 8:59am 8cm
Monday 11th January 2016, 8:14am 8cm
Sunday 10th January 2016, 8:18am 10cm
Saturday 9th January 2016, 8:40am 9cm
Friday 8th January 2016, 9:35am 8cm
Thursday 7th January 2016, 8:57am 4cm
Last 7 reports (total): 55cm
Last 14 reports (total): 60cm
Current month (January 2016) total: 59cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 236cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:04am on Wednesday 13th January 2016
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Good morning from Grandeco.

This morning is actually quite similar to yesterday - there are almost no wind, very light snow falling and some blue sky at times... and still keeping very cold.

There has been another 8cm of fresh snowfall here at base overnight. Snow conditions should be good in the morning particularly with new snow on the packed powder.

The resort is still preparing to open the Number 4 quad lift and advanced course by it this weekend.

There is snow on the forecast over the next few days along with continued cold conditions and so we all look set to see the resort 'fully open' this weekend. Fingers crossed!

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Lifts operating:

Gondola
Number 1 quad
Number 2 quad
Number 3 quad

Courses open:

(A-a) Rainbow 3500
(A-b) Rainbow 3500
(A-c) Rainbow 3500
(B-a) Mint
(B-c) Mint
(C) Center
(D-b) Lavender
(E) Melissa
(F) Basil
(H) Center 33

The Snow Park (Decodaira E Park) is open on Lavender B course with a 5m kicker, 5m table top and other box items.

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Snow and weather forecast:

6 day snow and weather forecast for Grandeco

Archive report: Posted at 9:04am on Wednesday 13th January 2016
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

Gondola and three hooded quads operating

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7th January 4cm - -
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